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Rohingya Dying from Lack of Health Care in Myanmar

INTERNATIONAL | By Margie Mason | Mar 14
Lives have always been at greater risk in Rakhine, the second-poorest state of one of Asia’s poorest countries. The situation is worse away from the Sittwe camps, in isolated and predominantly Muslim northern Rakhine state.

Ambulances start charging extra for obese patients

HEALTH | By Heather Hollingsworth | Oct 23
As the nation battles the obesity crisis, ambulance crews are trying to improve how they transport extremely heavy patients, who become significantly more difficult to move as they surpass 350 pounds.

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